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Gerard Corbett
Works at Wise Counsel
Attended San Jose State University
Lives in San Bruno, CA
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Chair and CEO of Redphlag LLC
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PR Executive, Blogger, Writer, Career Coach, Executive Coach, Senior Management, Strategic Planning, Media Relations, Web 2.0, Marketing
Employment
  • Wise Counsel
    Founder & Partner, 2014 - present
  • PRJobCoach
    Chief Coach, 2009 - present
  • Producers Forum, Inc.
    CMO, 2011 - present
  • Redphlag LLC
    Founder, Chair and CEO, 2008 - present
  • Public Relations Society of America
    Chair, Nominating Committee, 2014 - 2014
  • Kids' Turn
    Secretary and Board Member, 2008 - 2014
    Member of the Board and Secretary
  • Public Relations Society of America
    Past Chair and CEO, 2013 - 2013
  • San Jose State University
    Adjunct Professor, 2012 - 2013
  • Public Relations Society of America
    Chair and Chief Executive Officer, 2012 - 2012
  • PRSA
    Chair-elect, 2011 - 2011
  • NASA
    Scientific Programmer, 1970 - 1977
  • National Semiconductor
    Senior Writer, 1978 - 1979
  • Four Phase Systems Inc.
    Senior Software Writer, 1977 - 1978
  • Creamer Dickson Basford
    Program Manager, 1979 - 1980
  • International Harvester
    Manager, Technology Communications, 1980 - 1982
  • Gould Inc.
    Director, Global PR, 1982 - 1989
  • ASARCO Incorporated
    Director, Global Corporate Communications, 1989 - 1994
  • Loral Corporation
    Vice President, Corporate Communications, 1994 - 1995
  • Hitachi, Ltd.
    Vice President & General Manager, 1995 - 2007
  • DOT UI
    Consultant, 2008 - 2011
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San Bruno, CA
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Chicago, IL - New York, NY - Philadelphia, PA - Palo, Alto, CA - San Bruno, CA - Glen Ridge, NJ - Providence, RI - Rolling Meadows, IL - Mt. Prospect, IL - Morgan Hill, CA - San Diego, CA
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PR and Marketing Executive and Coach
Introduction
Gerard "Gerry" Corbett is Chairman and CEO of Redphlag LLC, and CMO of Producers Forum, Inc.  He also is Past Chair and CEO and of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA.)  PRSA is the world's largest association of public relations professionals.   
 
Redphag LLC is a strategic marketing and PR management consulting and coaching firm and services provider. 

Gerry has more than four decades of experience in technology, corporate communications and public relations.  Prior to Redphlag, he was Vice President of the Branding and Corporate Communications Group of $112 billion Hitachi, Ltd. from 1995 to 2007.  He previously served several leading Fortune 200 firms including Loral Corporation, ASARCO Incorporated, Gould Inc. and International Harvester Company.  He also was program manager and senior account executive with the public relations firm of Creamer Dickson Basford in Providence, RI.  He launched his career in Silicon Valley as a scientific programmer at the NASA Ames Research Center. 

A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he has a B.A. in public relations from San Jose State University and an A.A. with a major in electronics engineering from the Community College of Philadelphia.  He is a long time member of the Public Relations Society of America, accredited in public relations (APR) and is a member of PRSA's College of Fellows.  He also is a senior member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics; a member of the board and past president of the International Advertising Association/West; and a member of the Arthur Page Society, National Association of Science Writers, National Investor Relations Institute, San Francisco PR Roundtable, New York PR Society and International Coaching Federation.


Gerry's Google+ Profile is at http://google.com/+GerardCorbett
 
Education
  • San Jose State University
    Public Relations, 1974 - 1977
  • Community College of Philadelphia
    Electronics Engineering, 1968 - 1970
  • Cardinal Dougherty High School
    Academic Studies, 1964 - 1968
  • Holy Angels Grade School
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Gerard F. Corbett, Gerry Corbett, G. F. Corbett, Gerard Francis Corbett
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